Kid’s Company [PACAC Committee 19/11/15]

On Tuesday the Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee (PACAC) heard from Tim Loughton MP, the former shadow Secretary for Children and Families. I got the opportunity to ask Mr Loughton several questions on his dealings with Kid’s Company and its founder Camila Batmanghelidjh. I asked him about the nature of his visits to Kid’s Company and the continued decision to give Kid’s Company public funding. The Committee is currently holding an inquiry into the relationship between Kids Company and the central government between 2010 and 2015 as well as the decision of Cabinet Ministers to provide a £3 million emergency loan to Kids Company shortly prior to its closure in August. You can find the transcript of the whole session here and a video of the committee session here.